15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Train:  7 h 15 min
1
Tampere
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Kuopio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Kuhmo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Joensuu
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Lahti
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: London

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas and Rauhaniemi Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Hameenlinna (Birthplace of Jean Sibelius & Museo Militaria). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Tampere City Library, Metso, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary builder tool.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Tampere. Traveling from London in August, Tampere is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Hameenlinna
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas ©
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas

2
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland, stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, thenget a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Jyvaskylan Harbour, thendon't miss a visit to University of Jyvaskyla, thensnap pictures at Karkisten Silta, and finally browse the exhibits of Kuokkalan kartano.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Jyvaskyla sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Jyvaskyla takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Museums Shopping
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Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Natural History Museum of Central Finland ©
The Craft Museum of Finland ©
The Craft Museum of Finland

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, thensee the interesting displays at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, thenexamine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, and finally have fun at Vainolanniemi.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Kuopio day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Kuopio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Fun & Games Parks
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Room Escape Games
St. Nikolaos Cathedral ©
St. Nikolaos Cathedral

1
night
Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Wild Taiga and then look for all kinds of wild species at Boreal Wildlife Centre.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kuhmo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Kuhmo takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Kuhmo

Parks Wildlife
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Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Boreal Wildlife Centre

2
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, stop by Taitokortteli, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joensuu Church, and finally admire the natural beauty at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): hunt for treasures at Joensuun Tori (Joensuu Market), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, thenadmire the masterpieces at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at Treetop Adventure Park.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Joensuu online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kuhmo to Joensuu takes 3.5 hours. September in Joensuu sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Joensuu

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Taitokortteli ©
Taitokortteli
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni ©
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni

3
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill and Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahti: Hameenlinna (Evo Hiking Area & Linna Golf & Country Club). Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor, have fun at Laune Central Park, and ponder the design of Musical Fountain.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lahti online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Lahti takes 4.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill
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Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor
Evo Hiking Area ©
Evo Hiking Area
Linna Golf & Country Club ©
Linna Golf & Country Club

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